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Old 04-05-2014, 09:30 AM   #101
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I made an account just to say. Shut up and take my money!!! I almost bought the 11' inch battle shell figures. Not going to anymore. Can't wait for these.
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:38 AM   #102
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For those not willing to pay for these I say: go ahead and enjoy playmates toys quality. For those buying the Revoltech I say: welcome to the big leagues of collecting. You'll find that higher end figures bring more satisfaction and are well worth the investment (resale wise).
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:48 AM   #103
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I will purchase a set, these will be the definitive figures for the new cartoon. I would imagine these will be in made in far limited quantity than the Playmates, making them that much rarer, and worth the price on that factor alone. The look, the accessories, and the interchangeable parts are all bonus.

Does Revoltech do convention exclusives? Release date is around October if I remember reading correctly above, that would make it around NYCC. Would be really cool to have an exclusive like they did with the NECA boxed set.
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Old 04-05-2014, 03:32 PM   #104
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For those not willing to pay for these I say: go ahead and enjoy playmates toys quality. For those buying the Revoltech I say: welcome to the big leagues of collecting. You'll find that higher end figures bring more satisfaction and are well worth the investment (resale wise).
Higher end action figures are great for what they are. And I will certainly be getting these. But there are certainly advantages to lower cost figures as well. In particular, while I do expect the Revoltech Turtles to be really nice, it is unlikely that we will ever see anything beyond just the Turtles. Unless the show is a run away hit in Japan, we will certainly never see even the range of characters that Playmates produced in just the first one or two series of basic figures. Fortunately there is a market for both lines.
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Old 04-05-2014, 03:33 PM   #105
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Does Revoltech do convention exclusives? Release date is around October if I remember reading correctly above, that would make it around NYCC. Would be really cool to have an exclusive like they did with the NECA boxed set.
These won't be sold in the US outside of import shops. So any exclusives would be for the Japanese market. Though that certainly isn't out of the question.
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Old 04-05-2014, 03:46 PM   #106
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Does Revoltech do convention exclusives? Release date is around October if I remember reading correctly above, that would make it around NYCC. Would be really cool to have an exclusive like they did with the NECA boxed set.
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These won't be sold in the US outside of import shops. So any exclusives would be for the Japanese market. Though that certainly isn't out of the question.
Exactly, these are not released in the US, unless imported, so i wouldn't get your hopes up for an America Release

will you be able to find these at a con? sure at a booth of someone who brought them to sell with a huge mark up but it wont be a retailer
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Old 04-05-2014, 04:48 PM   #107
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Unless the show is a run away hit in Japan, we will certainly never see even the range of characters that Playmates produced in just the first one or two series of basic figures. Fortunately there is a market for both lines.
I hope they at least do Splinter, April, Shredder, Karai, Fishface and Rahzar. That is like the core group and it would be cool to get all of those in Revoltech quality. I know with Transformers they did the core characters for both sides so I'll be surprised if they don't do it for the Turtles. Plus they did it for several lines of Transformers (Bayformers, G1) so they might do it for other lines of Turtles too.
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Old 04-05-2014, 05:14 PM   #108
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i wouldnt use Trasformers as a comparasion even they had a limited Release of Characters,

Prime (g1)
Prime (Movie)
Jet Wing Prime(movie)
Megatron (g1)
Starscream (g1)
Rodimus Prime (g1)
Bumblebee (movie)


they released Ultra Magnus but it was only a repaint of G1 Prime so in reality only 4 G1 and 3 Movie guys

and from amazon prices you can tell most didnt really sell, they usually release only guys they KNOW will sell
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Old 04-05-2014, 07:57 PM   #109
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I hope they at least do Splinter, April, Shredder, Karai, Fishface and Rahzar. That is like the core group and it would be cool to get all of those in Revoltech quality. I know with Transformers they did the core characters for both sides so I'll be surprised if they don't do it for the Turtles. Plus they did it for several lines of Transformers (Bayformers, G1) so they might do it for other lines of Turtles too.
You really can't compare the popularity of Transformer to TMNT, especially not in Japan. Transformers is even more popular there then here. It has been running constantly since 1985 there. Even when it's popularity in the US dropped off, they continued to produce their own cartoons and toys. And despite all of that, the Transformers property still has only gotten a few Revoltech releases.

By comparison the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have never really been all that popular there. They had a few lines in the 90's and when it relaunched in 2003, but both died off fairly quickly from what I've seen. The chances of it going beyond just the Turtles is extremely slim.
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Old 04-06-2014, 02:34 AM   #110
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I made an account just to say. Shut up and take my money!!! I almost bought the 11' inch battle shell figures. Not going to anymore. Can't wait for these.
LOL funny post man welcome to the forum
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Old 04-06-2014, 11:08 AM   #111
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At least now that TMNT is again in the forefront with the show and movie, I hope we see some other higher-end companies such as Revoltech, Sideshow, NECA obtain the license and make such quality figures. There are endless possibilities.

I don't care too much about Shredder, Spinter, and the ancillary characters but I would like to see definitive figures from the original cartoon and movies. The Classic Collection doesn't do it for me. The Sideshow statues were also nice but were a totally new design.
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:15 PM   #112
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Any news on when the pre-orders will be available?
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Old 04-09-2014, 03:24 PM   #113
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Any news on when the pre-orders will be available?
someone said release date is october,my guess would be preorders will maybe appear end of June/ start of July
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Old 04-10-2014, 03:34 AM   #114
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Any news on when the pre-orders will be available?
It could be at any time really. Sometimes pre-orders start a couple months before release, sometimes it could be 4 or 5 months, I don't know how they decide these things. It seems like the more popular a franchise is, the earlier pre-orders start... but that's just a guess.

I am checking amiami.com twice a day (during Japanese daylight hours), I don't think they will be popular enough to sell out on the first day... but I'd hate to be wrong.
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Old 04-10-2014, 04:01 AM   #115
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someone said release date is october,my guess would be preorders will maybe appear end of June/ start of July
Pretty sure i said September, not October lol
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Old 04-10-2014, 07:56 AM   #116
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It could be at any time really. Sometimes pre-orders start a couple months before release, sometimes it could be 4 or 5 months, I don't know how they decide these things. It seems like the more popular a franchise is, the earlier pre-orders start... but that's just a guess.

I am checking amiami.com twice a day (during Japanese daylight hours), I don't think they will be popular enough to sell out on the first day... but I'd hate to be wrong.
Whenever you do come across it, please let us know!
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Old 04-10-2014, 10:25 AM   #117
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Nah, TMNT wouldn't sell out right away on Amiami. The only stuff I see sell out within the first hour/day is Levi from Attack on Titan merchandise.
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So where will these be sold?

I really want to get them, but i'm not sure if my wallet can cope with it.
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Old 04-10-2014, 11:10 AM   #119
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Figures like this need to be ordered online (imported from Asia) typically. Sometimes you'll find figures like these in places like Gamestop. A lot of malls will have Asian specialty stores that typically sell things like bootleg dvd's and imported toys. Unless you have stores like that your best bet is going to be finding them online. I believe ToysRUs sells 'some' Asian imported things in their 'adult collector' section, but usually their selection isn't that great and I don't remember seeing Revoltech stuff in there (though I could be wrong).

Keep checking here and wait for someone to post them being pre-ordered from a reputable site.

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Old 04-10-2014, 12:01 PM   #120
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Pretty sure i said September, not October lol
someone else said october im gonna be honest i just looked for the first month someone mentioned and ran with it
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